In the News - 2019

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Meeting special NEADS: A perfect team

November 14, 2019

NEADS is featured front and center in this two-part story on Fox61 in CT which aired on November 14, 2019. Host: Keith McGilvery, FOX61 There’s nothing 11-year-old Derek Blake loves more than legos, except for his pal Jean who loves nothing more than being by his side. Jean is a service dog, matched with Derek,…

The growing crackdown on fake service animals

February 21, 2019

by Steve Friess

NEADS Director of Development, Cathy Zemaitis, was interviewed for this article about fake Service Dogs on Considerable.com.

In Connecticut last week, a state legislative committee heard testimony about a proposal to slap a $150 fine on anyone who misrepresents their pet as a service animal…